BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus – Section-wise List of Topics to prepare

Bank of India has released 214 vacancies for officers in various fields. The online application will start from 16th September 2020. It is important for the aspirants to know the details about the exam. In this blog we are going to discuss the BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus in detail.

BOI Recruitment Selection Procedure

Selection will be through an online test and/or GD and/or personal interview, depending on the number of eligible applicants. Bank reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination as per suitability.


Sr. No     Name of the Tests   Maximum     


  1)   English Language        50
  2)   Professional Knowledge       75
  3)   General Awareness with special reference to   

    Banking industry                 



  • A composite time of 150 mins will be given to complete the exam.

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for the online examination

We will discuss the section-wise syllabus starting from English section followed by the Professional Knowledge section and then finally the General Awareness section.  

English section will basically cover these of the following:-

  • Adverbs
  • Verb Agreement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Tenses
  • Error Corrections
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Arrangements
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Reading comprehension 

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for the Professional Knowledge section:

BOI is offering posts like Economist, Statistician, Risk Manager, Credit Analyst, Credit Officers, IT (Fintech), IT (Data Scientist) etc.So the syllabus of this section will be in line with the technical knowledge required for this post.

A detailed description of the syllabus will be updated on this page as soon as it is released by the concerned authorities.

General Awareness with special reference to Banking industry syllabus:-

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for General awareness section covers topics like Budget facts ,Five-year plans, Economy, Banking, and Finance, History, Countries and Capitals, Culture, Geography, knowledge about India and its Neighbourhood, Economy,  Scientific research, Important Financial and Economic news, General politics, Sports, Countries and Capitals, Science and innovations.

Since it is a government bank exam, the focus will be on banking sector related general awareness. The important topics to cover in this section are given below.

Banking in India Indian & International Finance System Banking Concepts Important Bank & Finance Acts
History of Banking in India Banking and Financial Committees in India Currency RBI Act, 1934
Banking and Financial Reforms in India Financial Market in India Inflation Banking regulations act,1949
Financial Institutions in India Money & Capital Marketing Money Laundering & Anti-Money Laundering Overview of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017
Functions of Banks Credit & Debit Green Banking Amendments in FDI Policy, 2018
Types of  Bank Accounts International Financial Institutions Financial Inclusion Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017
Types of Loans Basics of Bond and their Types & Features Reverse Mortgage Loan Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA)
Types of Mortgages Mutual Funds Bank Credit Operations Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002
Types of Cheque & Cards LIBOR & MIBOR Cash Management Services Business of Banking Companies in Banking Regulation Act, 1949
Foreign Banks in India SWIFT Codes for banks CIBIL Employee Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
Fund Transfer Services Types of Foreign Accounts Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
Structure of Banking Industry History of Indian Insurance Industry National Stock Exchange (NSE) NPA and SARFAESI Act, 2002
Nationalised Banks Bancassurance Banking Ombudsman List of Bank & Insurance Companies with their Taglines
Public Sector Banks Indian Financial System Non-Performing Assets (NPA) Principles of Insurance


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Bank of India Recruitment 2020: FAQs

Q. When will the BOI officer Recruitment online application process start?

Ans. The online application will start from 16 September and will continue until 30 September 2020.

Q. What are the number of vacancies for the BOI Recruitment Notification 2020?

 Ans. BOI Recruitment vacancies are for 214 Officers for various scale projects.

Q. Will the online test for BOI Officer Recruitment be objective?

Ans. Yes, it will be an objective examination.

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